Climatological Report (Annual)
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CLIMATE REPORT...CORRECTED THUNDERSTORM DAYS
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE BLACKSBURG VA
323 AM EST FRI JAN 1 2016

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...THE LYNCHBURG VA CLIMATE SUMMARY FOR THE YEAR OF 2015...

CLIMATE NORMAL PERIOD 1981 TO 2010
CLIMATE RECORD PERIOD 1893 TO 2015

WEATHER         OBSERVED          NORMAL  DEPART
                 VALUE   DATE(S)  VALUE   FROM
                                          NORMAL
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TEMPERATURE (F)
RECORD
 HIGH             106   07/10/1936
 LOW              -11   02/20/2015
HIGHEST            92   09/03
                        09/02
                        08/04
LOWEST            -11R  02/20
AVG. MAXIMUM     67.3              67.1     0.2
AVG. MINIMUM     45.8              44.1     1.7
MEAN             56.5              55.6     0.9
DAYS MAX >= 90     16              21.7    -5.7
DAYS MAX <= 32     13               6.3     6.7
DAYS MIN <= 32     84              99.0   -15.0
DAYS MIN <= 0       1               0.4     0.6

PRECIPITATION (INCHES)
RECORD
 MAXIMUM        59.71   1972
 MINIMUM        19.83   1930
TOTALS          45.30             41.57    3.73
DAILY AVG.       0.12              0.11    0.01
DAYS >= .01       128             115.9    12.1
DAYS >= .10        83              72.5    10.5
DAYS >= .50        37              28.3     8.7
DAYS >= 1.00        8              10.4    -2.4
GREATEST
 24 HR. TOTAL    3.16

SNOWFALL (INCHES)
TOTALS           22.9
DAYS >= TRACE      16
DAYS >= 1.0         5
GREATEST
 24 HR TOTAL      7.2

DEGREE_DAYS
HEATING TOTAL    4104              4459    -355
COOLING TOTAL    1194              1032     162
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WIND (MPH)
AVERAGE WIND SPEED              5.1
HIGHEST WIND SPEED/DIRECTION    30/040    DATE  10/03
HIGHEST GUST SPEED/DIRECTION    48/300    DATE  05/11

SKY COVER
AVERAGE SKY COVER           0.40

AVERAGE RH (PERCENT)     70

WEATHER CONDITIONS. NUMBER OF DAYS WITH
THUNDERSTORM             40     MIXED PRECIP               0
HEAVY RAIN               36     RAIN                      62
LIGHT RAIN              144     FREEZING RAIN              1
LT FREEZING RAIN          6     HAIL                       0
HEAVY SNOW                1     SNOW                       4
LIGHT SNOW               13     SLEET                      5
FOG                     181     FOG W/VIS <= 1/4 MILE     41
HAZE                      4

-  INDICATES NEGATIVE NUMBERS.
R  INDICATES RECORD WAS SET OR TIED.
MM INDICATES DATA IS MISSING.
T  INDICATES TRACE AMOUNT.

REMARKS:
DUE TO A SENSOR FAILURE CAUSING MISSING TEMPERATURES ON OCTOBER 22
AND 23...ALL TEMPERATURE AND HEATING DEGREE DAY INFORMATION WILL BE
CALCULATED WITHOUT DATA FROM THESE DATES.

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